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Summer Adventures in the Boulder Area

Mountainous, Organic, Natural, Hip, Green, Fresh Air, Outdoorsy, how would you describe your neighbors to the North? As a mom of three, let me take you through some of the family friendly activities that you must know about. Some things that are just so fabulous you will have to get in your car and find […]

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Colorado parents conflicted over marijuana legalization, survey finds

Colorado parents are conflicted about the state’s new world of legalized, commercialized marijuana, according to the results of a survey released Tuesday. Nearly half of parents of children ages 10-19 say they support legalizing recreational use of marijuana, nearly three-quarters support medical marijuana and most say that misused prescription drugs, alcohol and tobacco pose greater […]

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10 Denver Hot Spots to Cool Off

Summer is in full-swing! BBQs, campfires, day camps, longer days, sunburns and crazy heat are all part of Colorado summers.  It’s wonderful having the kids around, but no matter the age, hot weather affects us all and usually not for the better. : ) With the kids home from school, keeping them occupied, happy and […]

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The #1 Way to Reduce Calories for Your Family

Fried foods, over-consumption and too much fat all add excess calories to our diets. But sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) are, above all, the most consistent caloric contributor – no matter your child’s age, ethnicity or gender. What are sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs)? SSBs are anything you drink that has added sugar, and can include beverages like soda, […]

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What's in a name? More than you think, experts say

As Prince William and wife Catherine mull over names for their royal offspring, they would do well to heed mounting evidence that a name can influence everything from your school grades and career choice to who you marry and where you live. Someone named Jacqueline or Steven will generally fare better in life than Latrina […]

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